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May 25, 2017

ASCO has made it a priority to develop interventions to encourage physician wellness.

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May 25, 2017

In an Education Session on June 3, “Oncologist Resiliency: Cultivating Wellness Skills to Combat Burnout in Oncology,” three panelists will talk about the signs and symptoms physicians need to recognize in themselves and their colleagues to prevent burnout.

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May 25, 2017

Elizabeth J. Shpall, MD, of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Mary K. Gospodarowicz, MD, of the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Canada, are the 2017 recipients of the Women Who Conquer Cancer Mentorship Award.

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April 7, 2017

A number of factors affecting oncologists’ work are leading to discontent with their career and pose a threat to their wellness.

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May 21, 2015

In this article from 2013, Dr. Daniel Cho provides an in-depth look into the PI3K pathway.

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May 30, 2015

A pre-Annual Meeting Seminar on the latest topics in genetic technologies, interpretation of tumor and/or germline genetic data, and advances in testing and pathology.

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May 30, 2015

Wendy Kohlmann, Marjan Champine, and Dr. Sarah Colonna present their thoughts on discussing genetic testing with patients and their families, including obtaining informed consent, explanation of mutations, and recommendations for genetic counseling.

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May 30, 2015

ASCO is planning to launch the Targeted Agent and Profiling Utilization Registry study to learn from observing the clinical practice of medicine using novel health information technology platforms, such as CancerLinQ™.

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May 31, 2015

Everything you’ve wanted to know about the PI3K Pathway, one of the most frequently altered pathways in human cancers.

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May 30, 2015

Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma has two distinct subtypes, activated B-cell and germinal center B-cell. Ongoing research seeks to develop assays to accurately determine DLBCL subtypes and find optimal therapies.

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May 31, 2015

Activation of ERK leads to cells acquiring many of the hallmarks of cancer, and targeting the RAS/RAF/MEK/ERK pathway has been seen as an attractive option to overcome the malignant phenotype.

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June 1, 2015

The RAS/RAF/MEK/ERK cell signaling pathway is a chain of proteins that carries signals from cell surface receptors to the DNA and is activated by a number of growth factors and cytokines through receptor tyrosine kinases.

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May 31, 2015

ASCO has partnered with the College of American Pathologists, the American Society for Clinical Pathology, and the Association for Molecular Pathology, to create a guideline on the clinical utility of colorectal cancer biomarkers.

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June 1, 2015

Numerous ongoing or planned clinical trials will help determine whether matching treatments to molecular or genomic profiles of patients actually results in improved outcomes. The Signature program has led to rapid start-up time for eight phase II trials testing targeted Novartis compounds. 

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June 7, 2015

Treatment with the Wee1 inhibitor AZD1775 plus carboplatin showed encouraging antitumor activity in patients with p53-mutated ovarian cancer that is refractory or resistant to standard first-line therapy.

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June 1, 2015

Adoptive transfer of human leukocyte antigen partially matched Epstein Barr virus-specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes had limited toxicity and produced sustained responses after allogeneic hematopoietic or organ transplant.

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May 30, 2015

Multidisciplinary tumor boards helps with the interpretation of genomic testing results and allows patients to sort through the large volume of information produced from genomic testing.

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May 31, 2015

Biomarkers suggestive of adaptive immune activity were seen in mRCC patients who had better clinical outcomes with nivolumab in a phase I trial. Upregulation of CTLA-4 and PD-L2 was seen during treatment with nivolumab, suggesting the potential for combination with ipilimumab in patients with mRCC.

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May 31, 2015

One year of neratinib improved the rate of invasive disease-free survival compared to placebo in patients with HER2-positive early stage breast cancer who had undergone prior adjuvant therapy with chemotherapy and trastuzumab, according to results of a randomized phase III trial.

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